Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend podcast announces debut lineup

On the day Conan O’Brien and friends perform in New York City as part of the 2018 New York Comedy Festival, Team Coco has released the premiere date and initial lineup of guests for O’Brien’s podcast

Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend debuts on Monday, Nov. 19 with guest Will Ferrell. In a partnership with Earwolf, Stitcher’s comedy podcast network, O’Brien’s weekly podcast will run for 36 weeks and feature some of the biggest names in entertainment, music, comedy, literature and any individuals the longest-tenured host in late night television is passionate about conversing with.

Hear the preview!

“After 25 years of extensive market research we have learned that people want to hear my voice without seeing my face.  So rejoice, America,” added O’Brien.

The episode lineup will include:

  • Kristen Bell: Monday, November 26
  • Bill Burr Monday, December 3
  • Dax Shepard Monday, December 10
  • Nick Offerman & Megan Mullally Monday, December 17
  • Wanda Sykes Monday, December 24
  • Marc Maron Monday, December 31

All episodes of Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend can be found for free on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and Google Podcasts.

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